City of Gainesville Candidates Announced for March Election

By on January 24th, 2014

The Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Office announced the official list of qualified City of Gainesville candidates today for the March 11 election. The deadline to file was noon.

Two incumbents are seeking re-election — Todd Chase (District 2) and Susan Bottcher (District 3).

All registered voters in the City of Gainesville can vote in the At-Large 2 race. The eligible candidates include:

  • Annie Orlando
  • Barbara Ruth
  • Donald Shepherd Sr.
  • Mark Venzke
  • Helen K. Warren

The following candidates are running for election in District 2. Only registered City of Gainesville voters living in District 2 can cast a ballot for one of the following candidates:

  • Cheri Brodeur
  • Todd Chase (incumbent)
  • Sheryl Eddie

The last group of candidates are running for election in District 3. Only registered City of Gainesville voters living in District 3 can vote for the following candidates:

  • Susan Bottcher (incumbent)
  • Craig Carter

The complete list of election candidates can be found here on the Supervisor of Elections website.

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